R. Robert FranksDO, FAOASM
Robert Franks, D.O., F.A.O.A.S.M., is a board-certified family practice physician with a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine at Rothman Institute. He specializes in medical orthopedics, sports medicine, and is one of the nation’s leaders in sports-related concussion management. Dr. Franks serves as the Medical Director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center, in addition to being an Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University as well as a Clinical Associate Professor at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Franks is widely published on sports concussion management having co-authored the Team Physician’s Consensus Statement on Concussion and further contributing numerous articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national meetings.
He is an active member of several sports medicine societies, including the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM) where he serves as President. Dr. Franks is also a team physician for USA wrestling and a number of area high schools and consults for the Philadelphia Phillies.